'''Bolton Wanderers Football Club''' () is a professional association football
club based in Bolton
, Greater Manchester
. For the 2016–17 Season, the team will play in Football League One|League One
, the third tier of the English football league system
The club was formed as '''Christ Church Football Club''' in 1874, and adopted its current name in 1877. Founder members of the Football League
in 1888, Bolton have spent the highest number of seasons of any club in the top flight without winning the title (the 2011–12 season was their 73rd, non-consecutive year in the top flight).
The closest they have come to the title is third in the Football League First Division|First Division
on three occasions (1891–92, 1920–21 and 1924–25). As of 2015, the club has spent more seasons in the top division than any other club outside the current Premier League
Bolton were a successful cup side in the 1920s,...